ewan

ewan

Favorite films

  • Angel
  • Half Life
  • Johnny Mnemonic
  • The Hedge Theater

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  • Elephant

  • Todd Barry: Domestic Shorthair

  • Sorcerer

  • The Godfather

    ★★★★★

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  • Elephant

    Elephant

    recent rewatch really left a pronounced impact, particularly with just how much van sant is willing to not show (the final scene is obviously the best example of this). i've heard people speculate that this title comes from the parable of the blind men & the elephant, and though i'm not sure of this it seems like a perfect framing device. via the tenuous & unspoken relationships between all the characters, the film requires the viewer to work with a small amount…

  • Todd Barry: Domestic Shorthair

    Todd Barry: Domestic Shorthair

    "reminds me of that time i was in solitary confinement and had to go to supercuts"

    the goat as we've come to expect

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  • Angel

    Angel

    ★★★★★

    time & time again i have tried with cartoon sweatbeads rolling down my brow to explain what it is about this film that i love so much more than other movies (any other movies ive seen). i have attempted the frame-by-frame shit, i have tried to pretend like saying "i just like it" would justify it, i have argued its historical significance (which was basically just lying since it isn't even really there), ive run the gamut. there are no doubt…

  • The Show About the Show

    The Show About the Show

    ½

    gonna bite on this one since its really been looming over my head. few things seem so unflinchingly gross as this, you can talk about how morals aren't real or are culturally conditioned all you want, you can talk all you want about how this dismantles some structure of morality in that honesty taken to its full extent produces intense damage to everybody & makes "everybody want to kill themselves", you could even be like caveh zahedi & tell me these things…

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